If you recently purchased a 2020 Chevy Equinox
or a GMC Acadia from Stokes Automotive and you’re looking for the perfect way
to break it in, consider one of these scenic drives throughout the Yellowhammer
Natchez Trace Parkway
This 444-mile drive will take you through
Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. It links the Cumberland, Tennessee, and
Mississippi rivers to take you through winding roads steeped in history from
Native Americans and settlers. Take a rest in Florence, Alabama, and visit the
birthplace of Helen Keller.
Running across Lookout Mountain from Gadsden, Alabama, to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this 93-mile drive features waterfalls, canyons, historic and charming towns, and beautiful state parks. Look for rhododendrons and Mountain Laurel.
to Montgomery March Byway
Honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
and the thousands who followed him on the iconic 1965 march in the fight for civil
rights. It’s only 54 miles so it won’t take up too much of your time, and its
scenery won’t leave you wanting.
Coastal Connection Scenic Byway
Explore the famous Gulf Coast of Alabama.
Wildlife preserves, pristine beaches, and historic sites will keep you
entertained from Mobile to Baldwin County.
If you’re in need of a new ride, stop by Stokes Automotive to talk to one of our friendly salespeople.
Start the winter season on a positive note when you try any of these four activities in Alabama this season.
Hone your golfing
Beat the winter blues while stepping up your game when you
go golfing at one of the coastal golf courses nearby. Orange Beach Golf Center
and Kiva Dunes Resort are two great places to start. If you prefer mountain
landscapes to beach views, head to Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort in Mentone,
Fish on the Gulf
Soak in scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico while testing
your angling skills at Gulf State Park Pier. The pier extends 1,540 feet and is
20 feet wide, offering 2,448 feet of seating space. There’s also an on-site
restaurant so you can grab a bit to eat when you get hungry, then go right back
to your spot.
Shop the Mobile
Museum of Art’s Night Market
Make headway on your holiday shopping list when you attend
the monthly Mobile Museum of Art’s Night Market on Dec. 5 from 5-9 p.m. Browse
vendor booths to explore a diverse array of handmade goods and locally-crafted
items. Music and food help provide a festive backdrop to your shopping.
Attend the Huntsville
Christmas Craft Show
Mark your calendar for the weekend of Dec. 6-8 to catch the
Huntsville Christmas Craft Show. The bazaar will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on
Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The wares available for
purchase will span a variety of mediums including stained glass, pottery,
jewelry, floral arrangements, needlework, ceramics, toys, woodwork, and
For more ways to keep busy this winter, contact us here at Stokes Automotive. We’ll be happy to share more of our favorite Alabama pastimes.